Tom Sanchez (left) and Chris North (right)

Tom Sanchez, professor of urban affairs and planning, and Chris North, professor of computer science and associate director of the Sanghani Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics, have been awarded a planning grant from the National Science Foundation’s Smart and Connected Communities program. Click here to read about how they will combine their expertise to use cities’ data collection and algorithm deployment to develop creative solutions to urban planning processes that have previously relied on traditional, analog approaches.